Sekhar VC1, Nampoothiri KM2, Mohan AJ1, Nair NR1, Bhaskar T3, Pandey A1.
J Hazard Mater. 2016 Nov 15;318:347-54. doi: 10.1016/j.jhazmat.2016.07.008. Epub 2016 Jul 6.Accumulation of electronic waste has increased catastrophically and out of that various plastic resins constitute one of the leading thrown out materials in the electronic machinery. Enrichment medium, containing high impact polystyrene (HIPS) with decabromodiphenyl oxide and antimony trioxide as sole carbon source, was used to isolate microbial cultures. The viability of these cultures in the e-plastic containing mineral medium was further confirmed by triphenyl tetrazolium chloride (TTC) reduction test. Read More